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New Technique Removes Ink From Paper
2012-03-16 07:02:01

Researchers from Cambridge University have successfully removed toner-print from paper, opening up the opportunity to save trees.

Christmas Waste Paper Could Be Turned Into High Grade Biofuel
2011-12-24 05:06:32

If all the UK's discarded wrapping paper and Christmas cards were collected and fermented, they could make enough biofuel to run a double-decker bus to the moon and back more than 20 times, according to the researchers behind a new scientific study.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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